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Bug#572405: radeonhd: crashes X when compiz is started

Andreas Bombe wrote:
> Package: xserver-xorg-video-radeonhd
> Version: 1.3.0-2
> Severity: important
> The radeonhd driver runs usably on 2D apps as long as no compositing
> window manager is started.  compiz crashes (backtrace below), the others
> (gnome-shell and mutter) are unusable as all rendered textures contain
> nothing but noise.  Same with 3D apps, all textures are garbage.
> glxgears looks fine but has no textures that could get wonky.  Possibly
> the crash and texture garbage are not related, I don't know.

You probably want to use the radeon driver these days. 6.12.191 is in
experimental now with a lot of code for modern boards like yours.


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